Pinellas detectives warn of man 'acting inappropriately' towards children

3:15 PM, Feb 20, 2014   |    comments
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Pinellas County, Florida -- Authorities are investigating multiple incidents where an adult male in a pickup truck made contact with students near schools. 

The man reportedly made lewd comments to the students and acted inappropriately. The incidents occurred near different schools in the Central and North areas of Pinellas County.

According to detectives, the first incident is reported to have occurred in October 2013 with the most recent incident having occurred within the last week.

Detectives do not have a clear description of the suspect at this time.

Parents are urged to speak with their children and advise them that if they see or hear of something like this occurring to please immediately tell an adult.

Anyone with information on the suspect or any of these incidents is asked to call Detective Mark Kolenda of the Crimes Against Children Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or

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